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The Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research (CMHPSR) at the University of Pennsylvania is Recruiting Internship Applicants in School Psychology for the 2018-2019 Training Year.

The CMHPSR offers a rigorous, community-focused training experience for school psychology doctoral students seeking clinical training in the assessment and treatment of children with autism.

Interns will work as part of a collaborative team under the supervision of licensed psychologists in a variety of community-based and school settings.

Supervised field work hours for the BCBA and NCSP credential can be provided as part of the internship experience. We are an APPIC member site.

Clinical training includes rotations in two tracks:

Intervention Track:

  • School-based consultation to teachers of children with autism in public schools
  • Implement naturalistic behavioral interventions for preschool-aged children with ASD and related disorders within a therapeutic day program
  • Facilitate social skills groups for school-aged children with ASD

Assessment track:

  • Cognitive and developmental assessments for young children recently diagnosed with autism
  • Comprehensive treatment-planning evaluations for individuals with autism in a specialized autism clinic

Supervision, didactic training, and field experience will be provided in:

  • School consultation
  • Evidence-based interventions for children with autism
  • Community-based implementation of interventions for children with autism
  • Comprehensive and integrated assessments to guide treatment planning for individuals with autism

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to:

Keiran Rump, PhD
(215) 746-8104

By April 15, 2015